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Looking for some additional support? We can ASSIST.


Looking for some additional support with your studies owing to a disability, neurodivergence or other additional need? Find out how we can ASSIST.

25 March 2024

The Fashion industry isn’t a hobby, it’s a real job.


In this blog, Courtney shares her experiences from her Fashion Marketing and Promotion BA (Hons) degree course and where it’s enabled her to get to, as well as seeking to…

14 March 2024

Writing about work experience on your CV and application forms


Looking to bulk out your CV with work experience? This blog has you covered with expert advice from our Student Futures team.

13 March 2024

A day in the life of an Occupational Therapy student on placement.


Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons) student, Inge, shares her typical day as a work placement student at a Northamptonshire hospital. Work placements can boost your employability and are available on many…

11 March 2024

Open a World this World Book Day


World Book Day is not just a one-off event for dress up and school children; it’s a day for reminding ourselves of human values and what bonds us together as…

5 March 2024

Juggling Academics and Employment: Top Tips for Finding Part-Time Work While Studying in the UK


Discover a harmonious blend of academic and part-time work in the UK with these practical tips. Whether through on-campus roles or online platforms, strike a balance that enriches your skills,…

28 February 2024

Unlocking Opportunities: The Benefits of Volunteering


Discover a harmonious blend of academics and part-time work in the UK with these practical tips. Whether through on-campus roles or online platforms, strike a balance that enriches your skills,…

12 February 2024

7 things we wish we’d known as international students starting a Public Health MSc


International students Joseph and Dolapo share their experience of studying at the University of Northampton. Embarking on a journey as an international student is an adventure filled with learning, growth,…

6 February 2024

Navigating the Path to Success: A Guide to Securing Placements and Internships


Unlock success by prioritising placements and internships in the UK job market. Gain hands-on experience, valuable skills, and a competitive edge for your dream career.

30 January 2024

5 Reasons to Join a Sports Team or Society


What makes joining a uni sports’ team or/and a society a fantastic idea?

23 January 2024

How Northampton helped me balance university life with my love of the cinema.


UON alumni Nadine talks about why Northampton was a great location for her to continue one of her hobbies while studying: seeing films at the cinema.

18 January 2024

How to Create and Achieve your New Year Goals


Many of us see the start of a new year as a time to create a set of new personal goals. Current student Madison offers her advice on how to…

21 December 2023